He rose to influence as a Commissary-general, then retired from the army and became an inventor.
Further endeavours also led to disappointments; but in the end the inventor was successful.
The inventor spoke into his instrument, 'Do you understand what I say?'
He was engaged by the company, and henceforth his career as an inventor was secure.
All of them spoke in the highest terms of the inventor and the man.
His originality as an inventor has indeed been called in question, like that of Watt and Stephenson.
Petty was a most indefatigable contriver, inventor, and organizer of industry.
It is said that the inventor applied his apparatus to a small locomotive.
But the plans and notes of the inventor were there and I studied 'em well.
They attempt to prove that he was not the inventor by little shreds and patches of testimony.